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A young law student blindly enters into a pact with a man who offers to kill his stepfather, whom he feels is responsible for the accident that sent his mother into a coma.

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Harper
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Vincent
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Johnny Ray
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Cherry
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Paul
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Frank
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MGM Receptionist
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Michael
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Narrator / Lecturer
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MGV Barlady
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Johnny's friend #1
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Claire (waitress)
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Johnny's Friend #2
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Officer Stanwyck
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Las Vegas Policeman
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Law student and all round good guy, Harper, suspects that his scheming step-father, Vincent, is responsible for the car crash that sent his mother into a coma. Drowning his sorrows one evening in a seedy L.A whiskey bar, Harper is interrupted by a tough looking redneck called Johnny Ray who offers to 'take care' of his step-dad for the cool sum of US$20,000. Angry, intent on revenge and fuelled by alcohol, Harper agrees to the deal and spends the rest of his evening downing shots with Johnny Ray. The next morning, Harper awakes to the mother of all hangovers with hazy memory of the previous night's events. Answering a knock at the front door, he is surprised to find Johnny Ray and his beautiful but distant girlfriend, Cherry, ready and waiting to drive to Vegas to kill Vincent. Harper's claims that he was drunk and didn't know what he was doing mean nothing to Johnny Ray who is more threatening than ever in the cold light of day. Harper quickly realises that there is no easy way out; ...

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Rated R for some strong violence, sexual content, nudity, drug use, and language throughout | See all certifications »
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$145 (USA) (20 January 2017)

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$145 (USA) (20 January 2017)
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This is the second film where Bel Powley co-stars with a cast member from HBO's True Blood. In Diary of a Teenage Girl she worked with Alexander Skarsgård, and in Detour she works with Stephen Moyer. See more »

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The front end of Ford Mustang alternates between 1972 and 1973 model years. See more »

Quotes

Cherry: Well, I got you all wrong didn't I?
Harper: You got me just right.
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References One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) See more »

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STRANGER
Performed by Goldfrapp
Courtesy of Mute Artists Limited
Written by William Owen Gregory / Alison Elizabeth Goldfrapp
(c) 2013 Warner/Chappell Music Publishing Ltd (PRS)
All rights reserved
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A watchable road movie!!!
8 March 2017 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Harper is a law student and his mother is in a coma after a car accident. He strongly suspects his stepfather Vincent is responsible for all this and also believed Vincent is having an affair with another lady. Harper meets Johnny Ray and his lady friend Cherry in a bar and they plan to go Las Vegas and kill Vincent. Tye Sheridan as Harper is very likable and at the same time very convincing too. This film borrows the old style of story telling way, but executed it well. Christopher Smith's script is solid and multi-narrative plot is very impressive. Overall, It's not a great movie, but it is a watchable road movie.


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